Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 822 718 958
Rank change year-on-year -104 +240 +121
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 361 480 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.66% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 282 349 305
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 74,178 72,720 87,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.06% 42.62% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 57,669 58,525 71,127
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%
10th Percentile £27,873 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -101 335 £55,000 +10.00% 60
UK excluding London -77 235 £50,000 +11.11% 44
London -39 110 £60,000 -20.00% 20
South East -19 71 £47,500 -13.64% 10
North of England -8 52 £50,000 +33.33% 11
South West -39 40 £52,500 +10.53% 4
East of England -24 39 £50,000 +11.11% 10
North West -18 38 £80,000 +113.33% 7
Midlands +26 17 £42,714 -10.08% 5
Scotland -41 13 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Yorkshire +24 12 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East Midlands +6 12 £42,714 -22.34% 2
West Midlands +1 5 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Northern Ireland +6 2 £40,500 -22.86%
North East -22 2 £35,000 - 2
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 343 (95.01%) Internet
2 125 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (22.71%) Degree
4 72 (19.94%) Python
5 71 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 66 (18.28%) Big Data
7 59 (16.34%) JavaScript
7 59 (16.34%) Computer Science
7 59 (16.34%) Mobile App
8 55 (15.24%) Analytics
9 51 (14.13%) C#
9 51 (14.13%) Linux
10 47 (13.02%) Web Services
11 45 (12.47%) Amazon AWS
12 44 (12.19%) Java
13 41 (11.36%) .NET
14 40 (11.08%) Finance
14 40 (11.08%) Scrum
14 40 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (10.53%) User Experience
16 38 (10.53%) SQL
17 37 (10.25%) Project Management
18 36 (9.97%) Wireless
19 35 (9.70%) Microsoft
19 35 (9.70%) ASP.NET
19 35 (9.70%) Artificial Intelligence
19 35 (9.70%) SDLC
20 34 (9.42%) Google
20 34 (9.42%) Android

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.99%) CMS
2 13 (3.60%) EPiServer
3 8 (2.22%) ThingWorx
4 7 (1.94%) Apache
4 7 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.94%) Confluence
5 6 (1.66%) Predix
6 4 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.55%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.55%) Hyperledger
7 2 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (1.94%) InVision
1 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.39%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.11%) UXPin
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.55%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Maximo
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.47%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.20%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.32%) Office 365
5 11 (3.05%) SaaS
6 9 (2.49%) PaaS
7 6 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (1.66%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.39%) IaaS
9 4 (1.11%) GitHub
9 4 (1.11%) Serverless
10 3 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.28%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 343 (95.01%) Internet
2 36 (9.97%) Wireless
3 26 (7.20%) Bluetooth
4 13 (3.60%) ZigBee
5 11 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (2.49%) Unified Communications
7 8 (2.22%) MQTT
8 7 (1.94%) 3GPP
8 7 (1.94%) Firewall
9 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.83%) 802.11
10 3 (0.83%) 802.15
10 3 (0.83%) DHCP
10 3 (0.83%) DNS
10 3 (0.83%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.83%) RS-232
11 2 (0.55%) IPv6
11 2 (0.55%) RFID
11 2 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (18.28%) Big Data
2 33 (9.14%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.37%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (5.54%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.60%) Blockchain
6 13 (3.60%) MySQL
7 11 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.94%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.66%) CouchDB
9 6 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.11%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (1.11%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (1.11%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.11%) Redis
12 3 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.83%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.32%) JIRA
4 10 (2.77%) Selenium
5 8 (2.22%) Axure RP
6 7 (1.94%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.39%) CircleCI
7 5 (1.39%) GitLab
8 4 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.11%) Protractor
9 3 (0.83%) MSTest
9 3 (0.83%) NUnit
9 3 (0.83%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.83%) Subversion
9 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.83%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.83%) Xcode
10 2 (0.55%) Sikuli
General
1 40 (11.08%) Finance
2 27 (7.48%) Electronics
2 27 (7.48%) Retail
3 25 (6.93%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.71%) German Language
5 16 (4.43%) Marketing
6 14 (3.88%) Advertising
6 14 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.49%) Banking
8 5 (1.39%) Automotive
8 5 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.39%) Law
8 5 (1.39%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.11%) Dutch Language
9 4 (1.11%) French Language
9 4 (1.11%) Legal
9 4 (1.11%) Local Government
10 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (25.76%) Developer
2 64 (17.73%) Architect
3 37 (10.25%) Consultant
4 30 (8.31%) .NET Developer
5 29 (8.03%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (7.48%) Software Engineer
7 22 (6.09%) Embedded Engineer
8 19 (5.26%) Analyst
9 18 (4.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 17 (4.71%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.43%) Android Developer
11 16 (4.43%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.16%) Enterprise Architect
13 14 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.88%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.88%) Senior Architect
14 13 (3.60%) Desktop Support
15 11 (3.05%) Security Consultant
15 11 (3.05%) Team Leader
16 10 (2.77%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.02%) Web Services
2 41 (11.36%) .NET
3 35 (9.70%) ASP.NET
4 34 (9.42%) REST
5 21 (5.82%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.99%) Node.js
7 17 (4.71%) HTML
8 16 (4.43%) .NET Framework
8 16 (4.43%) WPF
9 14 (3.88%) CSS
10 13 (3.60%) Universal Windows Platform
11 12 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (3.32%) React
12 11 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (2.49%) .NET Core
14 8 (2.22%) Spring
15 7 (1.94%) CSS3
15 7 (1.94%) JSON
15 7 (1.94%) Middleware
16 6 (1.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.34%) Computer Science
1 59 (16.34%) Mobile App
2 38 (10.53%) User Experience
3 29 (8.03%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 16 (4.43%) Data Centre
7 15 (4.16%) Smart Energy
8 14 (3.88%) Driving Licence
8 14 (3.88%) FMCG
9 13 (3.60%) Algorithms
9 13 (3.60%) Machine to Machine
9 13 (3.60%) Social Media
10 12 (3.32%) Robotics
11 11 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (2.49%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 8 (2.22%) Fintech
13 8 (2.22%) Smart Meter
14 7 (1.94%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.94%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.13%) Linux
2 34 (9.42%) Android
3 16 (4.43%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.32%) Unix
5 11 (3.05%) Debian
6 9 (2.49%) Windows
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (19.67%) Software Engineering
3 55 (15.24%) Analytics
4 40 (11.08%) Scrum
5 39 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (10.25%) Project Management
7 35 (9.70%) Artificial Intelligence
7 35 (9.70%) SDLC
8 34 (9.42%) TDD
9 31 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (8.03%) Collaborative Working
11 27 (7.48%) Data Analytics
11 27 (7.48%) DevOps
11 27 (7.48%) Mentoring
11 27 (7.48%) Web Development
12 26 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (6.65%) Machine Learning
14 22 (6.09%) Test Automation
15 21 (5.82%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (5.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.94%) Python
2 59 (16.34%) JavaScript
3 51 (14.13%) C#
4 44 (12.19%) Java
5 38 (10.53%) SQL
6 33 (9.14%) C++
7 27 (7.48%) C
8 12 (3.32%) Go
9 9 (2.49%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.49%) Embedded C
9 9 (2.49%) R
10 8 (2.22%) Assembly Language
10 8 (2.22%) VC++
11 6 (1.66%) PHP
12 5 (1.39%) Scala
12 5 (1.39%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.11%) ES6
13 4 (1.11%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.83%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 82 (22.71%) Degree
2 29 (8.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.32%) PhD
4 10 (2.77%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.22%) CISSP
5 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.94%) CISM
7 5 (1.39%) SAFe Agilist
7 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.11%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.83%) CISA
9 3 (0.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (0.83%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.55%) CCNP
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.55%) GSLC
10 2 (0.55%) ISEB
10 2 (0.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 2 (0.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.88%) QA
3 8 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 8 (2.22%) ISO 14001
3 8 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.39%) GDPR
5 3 (0.83%) GCP
5 3 (0.83%) MISRA
5 3 (0.83%) PMO
5 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.55%) COBIT
6 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (4.43%) Docker
2 12 (3.32%) Firmware
3 9 (2.49%) KVM
4 8 (2.22%) Ceph
5 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.60%) Puppet
3 8 (2.22%) Ansible
3 8 (2.22%) Icinga
4 1 (0.28%) Consul
4 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.28%) logstash
4 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.42%) Google
3 23 (6.37%) SAP
4 16 (4.43%) Cognizant
4 16 (4.43%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.49%) IBM
6 6 (1.66%) Twitter
7 5 (1.39%) Apple
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle
7 5 (1.39%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.11%) Adobe
8 4 (1.11%) Cisco
9 3 (0.83%) Assembla
9 3 (0.83%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.83%) PayPal
9 3 (0.83%) Pega
9 3 (0.83%) Sun
9 3 (0.83%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.55%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.55%) MapR